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Meeting about Union Station to Georgetown Streetcar Transportation Improvements “will evaluate the environmental and cultural effects”

by Prince Of Petworth November 2, 2016 at 2:45 pm 56 Comments

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From DDOT:

“The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) along with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) invite the community to a public meeting Thursday, November 17, 2016, to discuss the proposed Union Station to Georgetown Streetcar Environmental Assessment (EA). This EA considers alternative approaches to extending the existing streetcar line from Union Station to Georgetown and will evaluate the environmental and cultural effects of the proposed improvements.

This meeting will be focused on the west end of the study area, specifically the West End, Foggy Bottom, and Georgetown neighborhoods, from K Street NW at 20th Street to Lower K Street at Wisconsin Avenue.

The study is being conducted in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) and Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 (NHPA), and will be released by DDOT, FHWA, and FTA in the summer of 2017.

WHAT: Union Station to Georgetown Streetcar Public Meeting

WHEN: Thursday, November 17, 2016
6 pm – 8 pm; presentation at 6:30 pm

WHERE: Pinstripes at Georgetown Park, Ballroom A/B
1064 Wisconsin Avenue, NW”

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